2013 Fishing Season Suspended
Due to extreme fire danger and concerns about visitor and resource protection, the park superintendent has suspended the 2013 fishing season until further notice.
Stage 2 Fire Restrictions in Effect
Due to extreme fire danger, Stage 2 fire restrictions are in effect at the park to ensure public safety and resource protection. This will apply to all NPS land in the Pecos, Glorieta, and Canoncito vicinities. More »
Gateway to the Plains
In the midst of piñon, juniper, and ponderosa pine woodlands in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains not far from Santa Fe, the remains of an Indian pueblo stand as a meaningful reminder of a people who once prevailed here. Now a national historical park demonstrates to modern visitors the cultural exchange and geographic facets central to the rich history of the Pecos Valley.
Early Settlements in the Pecos Valley
Remains of two pueblos extend for a quarter-mile along a ridge in a valley shared by the Glorieta Creek and the Pecos River.Read More
Fly Fishing 2013
**Due to extreme fire danger and concern for resource and visitor safety, the superintendent has suspended the park's summer fishing program.**Read More
The Greer Garson Connection
What does an Academy Awarding-winning 1930s and '40s film star have to do with our park? Click (or better yet, visit us!) to find out:Read More
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado pursued a vision quest in 1540 in New Mexico territory, but nearly 60 years passed before Spaniards came to stay.Read More
Kids at Pecos NHP
From taking fun hikes to earning junior ranger badges and park trading cards, there's plenty for kids to do here. We look forward to seeing you!Read More
Trading Cards for Kids
Discover more than 500 stories about America's journey from the Civil War to civil rights. View online or visit this park to collect your own copies.Read More
Click here for changing features such as photos, videos and sound clips. Current: Granville Automatic records music video "Glorieta" at Pecos NHP.Read More
Did You Know?
Archeologist A.V. Kidder excavated Pecos with sponsorship of the Phillips Academy 1915-1929. The project broke from tradition in archaeology from artifact collecting for museums to recovering, interpreting archaeological data to better understand cultural history, according to R.B. Woodbury.